Safeguarding for Everyone at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School

What is being safe?

  • All students and staff are physically and emotionally cared for
  • The school looks after everyone
  • No one is verbally or physically abused in any way 
  • Everyone knows how to use ICT and the internet safely, responsibly and respectfully
  • All students are aware of the risks associated with substance abuse
  • All students are supported by an ongoing PSHE programme to enhance their safety and wellbeing in a variety of areas
  • All students have access to pastoral support at all times 

What should students or parents do when in need of help?

  • Talk to the Form Tutor
  • Talk to the Head of Year
  • Email either of the above
  • Visit the notice board in the South Vestibule, where students will find the numbers of external support agencies that can help you such as Childline, NSPCC etc.
  • If there is a safeguarding concern please contact the Designated Safeguarding Lead (Mrs McIlroy/Mr Larter) directly

Who is responsible for keeping me safe?

Mrs McIlroy - Deputy Headteacher, Pastoral Care and Designated Safeguarding Lead -

Mr Larter - Assistant Headtacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead -

Visitors to the school

If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of any pupils or any safeguarding concerns as a result of your visit please notify staff in reception who will alert a Designated Safeguarding Lead.

See below for links to relevant policies.

Page Downloads Date  
Whistleblowing Policy 09th December 2022 Download
Child Protection Policy 31st October 2022 Download
Anti Bullying Policy 17th January 2023 Download
School Behaviour Policy 09th December 2022 Download
Online Safety Policy 08th February 2023 Download